In this issue:

Common Ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius)

Ninebark’s attractive foliage, leaves and seed capsules provides habitat structure and serves as a food resource throughout the year. A large shrub, it’s better suited to field borders and riparian areas where it can handle a variety of moisture levels and help stabilize soil. During its blooming season, it’s regularly visited by a wide variety of pollinators.